Scott Osiecki: CEO for the (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County

Photo: Scott Osiecki - photo courtesy of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County

Scott S. Osiecki is the Chief Executive Officer for the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County and was appointed on March 1, 2018. He has been employed with the Board in executive leadership capacities for nearly 26 years. Prior to being selected as the Chief Executive Officer, Scott served as Acting Chief Executive Officer and the Chief of External Affairs.

As Chief Executive Officer, Scott leads and oversees the staff of the ADAMHS Board and is responsible for advocacy, planning, and management of a recovery oriented system of care that delivers quality treatment and recovery services through its contract agencies.

In his prior leadership positions, Scott was responsible for public relations, media relations, governmental affairs, education and training and clients’ rights. Since earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from Cleveland State University in 1987, Mr. Osiecki has held several leadership positions in the communication/public relations/non-profit and government fields. Mr. Osiecki was previously the Communications Manager with the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority; Public Relations and Communications Consultant with Progressive Insurance; Public Relations Manager for the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board; Public Relations and Fundraising Coordinator for the Interchurch Council Hunger Task Force; Director of Public Relations for the Eliza Jennings Home, and Public Affairs and Fraternal Activities Supervisor for the Catholic Knights of Ohio.

Scott is a graduate of the 2004 Cleveland State University Leadership Academy – Class XIII, and is the past Secretary/Treasurer, Vice-President and President of the Leadership Academy Society’s Board. He was also the recipient of the Academy’s 2008 Distinguished Community/Non-profit Leader Award. Scott has also received the National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil Award for the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board’s Suicide Prevention Campaign, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Excellence in Community Communications and Outreach (ECCO) Award in Media Outreach.

Scott is a certified trainer of Question Persuade and Refer (QPR), an approach to suicide prevention that offers individuals the skills to effectively intervene on behalf of people who are suicidal and/or in a crisis. He also holds a “camo belt” attained by participating in Cleveland State University’s LeanOhio Boot Camp.

Listen to the CEOs You Should Know podcast with Scott Osiecki below.

Visit the the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County: HERE

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